Fast Build Friday: Episode 8- How to Effectively Work with Intermediaries

Our clients that are intermediaries are playing brave and crucial roles in so many countries around the world. They provide critical funding and support to grassroots organizations, leaders, and communities…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 7- Setting Up Your Infrastructure to Make Grants Internationally

Have you thought about how to start making grants internationally? And how to do it well? Today's Fast Build Friday topic is getting your infrastructure set up to make grants…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 6 – Incorporating DEI Into Infrastructure

Nic recently had a fascinating conversation with a nonprofit President & CEO about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). They talked, in part, about indicators showing when nonprofits and philanthropies are…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 5 – Defining “Infrastructure”

Episode 5 of Fast Build Friday is about defining the word "infrastructure". So many definitions are floating around so Nic is here to level set. And once we have defined…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 4 – Importance of infrastructure in fundraising

Do you want to know what strengthens fundraising and development efforts? Knowing your organization’s infrastructure. Why should you think about building infrastructure when you are fundraising or engaged in development?…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 3- Four Principles for Creating a Rapid Response Grant Process

In our third "Fast Build Friday" episode, Nic addressed the four guiding principles for creating a rapid response grant process. Nic has learned these four principles from years of designing…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 2- Converting Project Support to General Support

We know many funders are converting project support grants to general support grants as a result of the pandemic. In the second episode of "Fast Build Friday," Nic discussed the…

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Fast Build Friday: Episode 1- General Support Funding

Welcome to “Fast Build Fridays,” a web series where we will build what you know about infrastructure design in the nonprofit sector. Nic made our first "Fast Build Friday" video…

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